Officials with the Christian County School District today released advanced placement and ACT scores of local students.
According to the latest figures, the number of high school students in the district taking advanced placement examinations continues to rise, while the number of students passing the exams decreased last year.
Chief Instructional Officer, Amy Wilcox explains more details about the AP test scores.
School officials also released latest testing data concerning ACT scores.
Ms. Wilcox says the district made gains in mathematics and science, but remained the same at all other areas, with the exception of reading and the district’s composite score of 17.6 equaled the same as the last two year’s composite scores.
According to the data, African-American students increased performance from 14.8 in 2008 to 15.6 in 2012 and represented 33% of all students tested and students who were identified as two or more races improved from 159 in 2008 to 17.2 in 2012 and represented 3 % off all students tested.